Urban Country

Santa Monica, CA

About Urban Country

Urban Country houses unique objects and colorful remnants of America's past. Starting in the late 1990's, Steven Schwartz and Casey Hale have focused the Urban Country collection on anonymous American Folk art as well as pieces from carnivals, circuses and sideshows of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Vintage sideshow banners, shooting galleries and ventriloquist heads are on display alongside vintage industrial furniture and lighting, antique American flags, massive 19th century general store tables, anonymous American folk art and humorous vintage and antique ro...Read More

Urban Country

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Vintage Wood Geometry Surface and Volume Teachi...
Early 20th Century United States Steampunk Sculptures and Carvings
Fantastic multidimensional geometry teaching sphere. Wonderful warm patina to wood surface. Original notes displayed on the sphere and inside. Opens up to many different shapes and o...
46 Star American Flag Linear Dancing Stars
Antique 1900-1909 United States Folk Art Political and Patriotic Memorab...
46 Star flag printed on cotton muslin. Linear arranged stars in rows of 8, 7, 8, 8, 7, 8. Oklahoma was the 46th state and gained statehood on November 16, 1907. The 46 star flag was ...
Vintage Bronx Toy Factory Copper and Iron Doll ...
Mid-20th Century Steampunk Toys and Dolls
Copper, Iron
Vintage Bronx toy factory industrial doll head mold. Fantastic patina and layered surface from exposure to various chemicals and high heat during the manufacturing process. Please se...
Religious Chalkware Diorama
Antique 19th Century United States Folk Art Religious Items
Amazing religious chalkware wall hanging found in a Catholic church in Philadelphia. The pictures describe it all. Wonderful detail and dimension.
Vintage Carnival Midway Double Game Wheel or Ga...
20th Century United States Folk Art Carnival Art
Vintage double game wheel found in the south. Carnival midway or perhaps for table gambling. Original red paint surface. Both wheels spin freely.
Parker Carousel Company Wood Carved Chariot Side
John Adams Parker
Early 20th Century United States Steampunk Carnival Art
Carved wood Parker Carousel chariot side. Fantastic carved dragon with the original jewel eye.
Vintage Southern California Roller Rink Roller ...
Mid-20th Century United States Folk Art Signs
Sheet Metal
Vintage roller skate sign from southern California rollerskating rink. Great as is or could be rehabilitated into a fantastic neon sign. Could be split in two and turned into two sig...
Bronx Toy Factory Copper and Iron Man Toy Mold
Mid-20th Century United States Steampunk More Folk Art
Copper, Iron
This guy is someone, but we can't figure out who. Many were marked with the character. Unfortunately this guy was not. Striking facial features. Vintage Bronx toy factory Industr...
Vintage Leather Viking Gym Wrestling Dummy
Mid-20th Century North America Steampunk Sculptures and Carvings
Great simple human form. Vintage Viking white leather gym wrestling dummy. This guy is solid. Nicely worn leather. Team Viking on front and makers identification on reverse.
Pair of Nautical Copper Ship Spot Lights Origin...
Early 20th Century United States Steampunk More Lighting
Copper, Iron
Pair of copper nautical ship lights with amazing original patina. Very sturdy and solid lights. These have been rewired and are in working order. They look great with a large Edison ...
46 Star American Linen Flag Hand Sewn Folk Art ...
Antique 1900-1909 United States Folk Art Political and Patriotic Memorab...
Nice large scale framed American 46 star flag. Hand-stitched and randomly applied folk art stars. The rest of the flag construction is machine stitched. Exact measurements are 86.5 w...
Vintage School House Classroom United States Map
Mid-20th Century United States Steampunk Signs
Wood, Paper
Graphic vintage United States classroom map that has been heavy map material mounted on solid board for display.

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